As the last competitors put their boats on the trailers, the talk is of course about the weather.
Mark this day because it's the rarest of events for pro anglers.
No one's giving up ... yet.
Anglers brave the snow on the final practice day of the 2013 Classic.
The snow should help Christie more than most.
Ice in the guides is causing some issues. Bobby Lane made a cast with his crankbait and watched it sail into the distance when his line snapped. He said it was one of his good ones, so he set out to search; fortunately, it didn't take long before he spotted it among the waves.
Just because there's snow falling on Tulsa and Grand Lake, no one should start thinking about helicopters to get the Classic competitors to the official weigh-ins, or some such, like The Rolling Stones' appearance at Altamont. Thursday's weather forecast isn't much better than today's. But no one will be going to the lake; it's media day in Tulsa. The latest forecast for the three-day tournament is as follows: Friday: High 37, low 20, 0% precipitation possibility, NW winds at 8 mph;
You know it's cold when you can write on your boat!
I am on the water with Takahiro Omori. Now it started snow on the lake. COLD! His rod guides get ice every once in a while. After a couple of hours, this is what Omori's boat looked like:
Forget Tulsa time. Focus on Tulsa temps.